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The ingenious ways filmmakers created special effects before the computer age

With amazing software and screaming-fast computers these days, film makers use computer graphics, or CG, to create any and everything they can possibly imagine. They make it look so realistic that it’s impossible to tell where reality ends and the graphics begin. But it wasn’t that long ago that directors and special effects experts used a completely different set of tricks to wow audiences. Come along and see the painstaking work that went into making some of Hollywood’s greatest hits before computer graphics.

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